In Children’s Hands, E-Cigarettes Can Be Deadly

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Poison centers are experiencing a spike in calls concerning children exposed to liquid nicotine.  New findings are just the latest in increasing skepticism over e-cigarettes’ safety E-cigarettes have been criticized for targeting children, since many brands come in bright colors, and candy and fruit flavors. While some worry about tempting … Continue reading

The Real Dangers Of Liquid Nicotine

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Robert Glatter, MD is an emergency physician on staff at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City, where he has practiced for the past 10 years. He has a keen interest in medical technology and public health education and he recently published an article called The Real Dangers of Liquid Nicotine.  In … Continue reading

E-Cigarette Poisonings Skyrocket, Mostly in Kids

E-Cigarette Poisonings Skyrocket

Written by Jonel Aleccia – NBC News See original article here Calls to U.S. poison control centers about people sickened by e-cigarettes containing liquid nicotine have soared in the past four years, climbing from just one a month in 2010 to at least 215 per month this year, federal health officials said … Continue reading

E-Cigarette Liquid Nicotine Poses Poison Risk

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Written by Robin Young – Here & Now See original article here As e-cigarettes become more widespread, the nicotine liquid used to fill e-cigarettes has been found to be potentially dangerous. Liquid nicotine is a neurotoxin and small amounts – whether ingested or absorbed through the skin – can be lethal. … Continue reading

Selling Poison By The Barrel: Liquid Nicotine

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Written by Matt Richtel – The New York Times See original article here A dangerous new form of a powerful stimulant is hitting markets nationwide, for sale by the vial, the gallon and even the barrel. The drug is nicotine, in its potent, liquid form — extracted from tobacco and tinctured … Continue reading

Kids Suffering Nicotine Poisonings From E-Cigarette Juices

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From the Keep It Sacred National Native Network OGDEN — Emergency room physicians are seeing a rise in the incidences of children experiencing nicotine poisoning from ingested or spilled e-cigarette refills. Janet Smith, director of emergency services at Ogden Regional Medical Center, said the refills are toxic to drink or … Continue reading